Every Australian knows the chorus of 'Waltzing Matilda' but who sang the song first?
This television ad for Woman's Day magazine's Melbourne Cup edition shows a slice of Australian life in 1982.
NFSA staff discuss the significance of preserving our audiovisual heritage.
Investigating the background of the man who first recorded Waltzing Matilda.
We’ve produced a short documentary about the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition, featuring behind-the-scenes footage of the NFSA. The exhibition is now on its national tour, starting at Adelaide’s Samstag Museum of Art.
Listen to a 1966 interview with Australian composer Ron Grainer, who wrote the memorable theme music for Doctor Who.
The NFSA is now the custodian of more than 20,000 vinyl long play records from the SBS 3EA Melbourne and SBS Sydney 2EA radio collections.
Cold Chisel are the quintessential Aussie band who wrote the soundtrack for a generation.
See highlights from our 1970s music television panel 'Right There On My TV', featuring Lee Simon and John Paul Young, at the 2018 St Kilda Film Festival.
We're shining a light on the phenomenal career of Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes.
We pay tribute to one of Australia’s greatest rock voices.
Sound Curator Tessa Elieff celebrates World Wildlife Day with a selection of field recordings of unique Australian wildlife.
Meet the Amazing Miss A - popular ragtime pianist Winifred Atwell, who conquered the charts in the 1950s and later made Australia her home.
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